Dr. Axel Kessler, LL.M.
Head of Data Privacy Legal

Dr. Axel Kessler, LL.M. is a specialized lawyer in the area of IT, new Media and Data Privacy since 1998. He is admitted to the German and the New York Bar.

After starting his career with Hogan Lovells he took an in-house counsel position with Siemens in 2004.

First he advised on IT matters and Outsourcing transactions, and then he was leading a M&A team responsible for internal restructurings. 2013 he took over the global position as Head of Data Privacy Legal, being responsible for the Data Privacy program for all Siemens group companies and its 360.000 employees.


Keynotes & Panels | Gallery

27.09.18 | Panel

11:50 — 12:40

GDPR and International Data Transfers

Claire Bradshaw | UK Department for Culture Media and Sport, Deputy Director

Helen Dixon | Ireland, Data Protection Commissioner

Caitlin Fennessy | U.S. International Trade Administration, Privacy Shield Team Lead

Peter Fleischer | Google, Global Privacy Counsel

Dr. Axel Kessler, LL.M. | Siemens, Head of Data Privacy Legal

Josh S. Kallmer | Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), Executive Vice President, Policy